Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

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China shares ended higher Monday. Leading the rally, the CSI300 consumer staples index rose 4.7%, while the CSI300 consumer discretionary index gained 2.1%.

The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 1% to 5,625.92, while the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.5% at 3,624.24.

Japanese shares finished higher Monday led by tech and pharma stocks

The Nikkei share average gained 0.67% at 28.822.29, and the broader Topix rose up 0.29% at 1,862.00

Australian shares finished higher Monday after the country’s drug regulator approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use.

The S&P/ASX 200 index closed 0.4% firmer at its highest mark since 25 February 2020.

New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 0.5% to finish the session at 13,399.1.

Asia-Pacific Indexes

Data as of 25 January 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.

SymbIndexTimeLastChgChg %
.TRXFLDJPPThomson Reuters Equity Japan Index2:39am EST162.94+0.54+0.33%
.TRXFLDHKPThomson Reuters Equity HK Index3:56am EST377.79+12.28+3.36%
.TRXFLDINPThomson Reuters Equity India Index3:56am EST1,654.73-11.49-0.69%
.N225Nikkei Stock Average 2251:15am EST28,822.29+190.84+0.67%
.HSIHang Seng Index3:08am EST30,159.01+711.16+2.41%
.AORDASX All Ordinaries Index12:53am EST7,111.40+32.50+0.46%
.KS11KOSPI Index4:03am EST3,208.99+68.36+2.18%
.SETISET Composite Index4:12am EST1,498.02+0.14+0.01%
.JKSEJakarta Composite3:14am EST6,258.57-48.56-0.77%
.PSIPSE Composite Index24 Jan 20217,071.50+25.67+0.36%
.SSECShanghai Composite Index2:59am EST3,624.24+17.49+0.48%
.BSESNS&P BSE Sensex4:12am EST48,566.99-311.55-0.64%
.FTFBMKLCIFTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI24 Jan 20211,576.62-20.12-1.26%
.HNX30HNX 30 Index21 Jan 2021367.56-3.42-0.92%

Have a healthy week, Keep the Faith!